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Men's All-mountain/Freeride ski reviews 2018


In the ‘All-mountain/Freeride' category, we select and review the best skis on the market for a one-ski piste/freeride tool. The qualities required include piste performance (initiation, turn performance, grip, stability, rebound, etc.), comfort, overall versatility and off-piste behaviour (flotation in powder, rotation, fluidity in challenging snow conditions, etc.). The skis usually have between 92 and 100 mm underfoot, a distinctive tip, a large rocker and a relatively straight shape.

The best skis in this category are great performers both on the piste and in freeride. They're designed with experienced riders in mind who want a tool that will adapt to all types of snow and all terrains.
Reviewers' score
17.7
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Stöckli Stormrider 95 reviews 2018

Men's skis 2018 > All-mountain/Freeride

BEST SKI

BEST SKI

Best ski 2018

This year, the Stormrider 95 by Stöckli topped the podium in this very competitive category. The reviewers were unanimous about the features of this particularly versatile model. The basic qualities are certainly there: good grip, turn performance, flotation in deep powder... But it’s the ski’s stability and its capacity to adapt easily on all terrains, even the most difficult, that really carried the... Read on

Reviewers' score
16.3
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Nordica Enforcer 100 reviews 2018

Men's skis 2018 > All-mountain/Freeride

AWARD

AWARD

Best Accessibility/Enjoyment!

Nordica’s Enforcer 100 was tested last year in an All Mountain/freeride category where it brilliantly scored a "Best Ski" distinction. Tested this year in the more versatile All Mountain category, it remains a benchmark for the market and has kept an excellent position. Off-piste, the ski is easy to use, remarkable, docile, easy to handle, with great float in powder and happy in crud. It's extremely... Read on

Reviewers' score
16.1
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Zag H-95 reviews 2018

Men's skis 2018 > All-mountain/Freeride

Tested a bit short this year (179 cm), the H-95 lost a few points but is still one of the best skis on the market in the All Mountain/freeride category. Its overall behaviour is excellent. Off-piste, its agility, performance in crud and floatation in powder are remarkable. It’s an easy and enjoyable ski that steers with ease and requires little engagement. An "everyday ski" as one of the reviewers pointed out. On piste, its behaviour is generally good. However, the reviewers felt that its performance was not quite up to last year's,... Read on

Reviewers' score
15.8
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Head Kore 93 reviews 2018

Men's skis 2018 > All-mountain/Freeride

AWARD

AWARD

Best Accessibility!

An excellent surprise in the 2018 review, the Kore 93 designed by Head impressed the PROSKILAB reviewers and deserves its place among the top skis on the market. The model has no qualms about concentrating on accessibility in an area in which it's very popular. Overall behaviour both on and off piste is good, and it also has a playful nature that’s great fun. The ski is globally easy-going, and doesn’t... Read on

Reviewers' score
15.8
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Völkl Mantra reviews 2018

Men's skis 2018 > All-mountain/Freeride

Generally getting high praise from the reviewers and taking home a "Best ski" award last year, this year the Mantra lost a few places, probably because of the softer snow conditions and the arrival of new high-flying contenders like the Stormrider 95. The ski is still an excellent model and a market benchmark, but the reviewers found it more demanding than in previous years. The Mantra is still a stiff ski, grippy, high-strung, and very efficient on hard pack, happy sweeping through big turns at top speed. On the other hand, it's... Read on

Reviewers' score
13.1
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Scott Slight 93 reviews 2018

Men's skis 2018 > All-mountain/Freeride

Let’s be honest; the Slight 93 proposed by Scott is not a true All Mountain ski and, despite its qualities, it struggles in this category. Its shape and behaviour betray its piste DNA. So it’s no surprise that the ski is very happy on the groomed runs where it’s great at everything: turn initiation, turn performance, bite, etc. It really excels in short turns. Sheer bliss. On the other hand, because of the small waist (93 mm), the short size of the model tested (175 cm for 180-185 cm requested) and its highly carved shape, its... Read on